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  • South Bend Police looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to children

    South Bend Police looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to children

    Yesterday afternoon, a seven year old boy was playing with his six year old friend on the 1000 block of South Ironwood, when an unknown male tried to lure the children to a nearby garage according to the South Bend Police Department.The children refused at which point the man exposed his genitalia. The children ran into a nearby home and the suspect left the area in a direction unknown to police.The man is described as having gray balding hair and wearing light colored shorts.More >>
    Yesterday afternoon, a seven year old boy was playing with his six year old friend on the 1000 block of South Ironwood, when an unknown male tried to lure the children to a nearby garage according to the South Bend Police Department.The children refused at which point the man exposed his genitalia. The children ran into a nearby home and the suspect left the area in a direction unknown to police.The man is described as having gray balding hair and wearing light colored shorts.More >>
  • Drinking water concerns for Granger and Gilmer Park addressed at a meeting Wednesday

    Drinking water concerns for Granger and Gilmer Park addressed at a meeting Wednesday

    Nitrates, nicotine, deet, and other toxins were discovered in St. Joe County water in December 2013, following a year-long study. Northeast Granger and Gilmer Park on the south side of South Bend are the areas affected by the contamination. The county health department points to septic systems as the cause for the problem. A group of experts met Wednesday night just to lay-out the first steps in cleaning up the drinking water. St. Joe County's Environmental Health Director, Marc Nelson, says ...More >>
    Nitrates, nicotine, deet, and other toxins were discovered in St. Joe County water in December 2013, following a year-long study. Northeast Granger and Gilmer Park on the south side of South Bend are the areas affected by the contamination. The county health department points to septic systems as the cause for the problem. A group of experts met Wednesday night just to lay-out the first steps in cleaning up the drinking water. St. Joe County's Environmental Health Director, Marc Nelson, says ...More >>
  • Police: Attempted burglary suspect chased off by family

    Police: Attempted burglary suspect chased off by family

    Stokes' vehicle after his arrest (Kosciusko County Sheriff)Stokes' vehicle after his arrest (Kosciusko County Sheriff)
    One man is behind bars after police say his attempt to break into a Leesburg home was quickly turned away.Kosciusko County police say Mack Stokes tried to break into a house on the 6000 block of N. Old State Road 15. They got the call shortly after 10:15 Wednesday morning. As officers converged on the location, they spotted a green Mercury Sable matching the description of the suspect's vehicle.More >>
    One man is behind bars after police say his attempt to break into a Leesburg home was quickly turned away.Kosciusko County police say Mack Stokes tried to break into a house on the 6000 block of N. Old State Road 15. They got the call shortly after 10:15 Wednesday morning. As officers converged on the location, they spotted a green Mercury Sable matching the description of the suspect's vehicle.
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  • Notre Dame Stadium is turf tuff

    Notre Dame Stadium is turf tuff

     The opener against Rice is now just one month away.  Exciting times under the Golden Dome as practice starts Monday. This is how the Stadium looked in April at the Blue Gold Game.  Here it is Wednesday as the new turf is ready to run on.  There are a pair of shamrocks on the 35 yard line.  The iconic interlocking ND at  midfield.  There aren't any words in the endzone.  Just white dashes. ND opens up the season at home August 30th.

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     The opener against Rice is now just one month away.  Exciting times under the Golden Dome as practice starts Monday. This is how the Stadium looked in April at the Blue Gold Game.  Here it is Wednesday as the new turf is ready to run on.  There are a pair of shamrocks on the 35 yard line.  The iconic interlocking ND at  midfield.  There aren't any words in the endzone.  Just white dashes. ND opens up the season at home August 30th.


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  • Silver Hawks give up rare in the park grand slam vs Bowling Green

    Silver Hawks give up rare in the park grand slam vs Bowling Green

     Bowling Green took it at the Silver Hawks at Four Winds Field Wednesday night.  James Harris smacked one into center field with the bases loaded.  It got past Chuck Taylor and Harris made it all the way around the bases for an in the park grand slam.  The Hot Rods won the game 10-1.

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     Bowling Green took it at the Silver Hawks at Four Winds Field Wednesday night.  James Harris smacked one into center field with the bases loaded.  It got past Chuck Taylor and Harris made it all the way around the bases for an in the park grand slam.  The Hot Rods won the game 10-1.


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  • New Prairie grad looks to make MLB as an umpire

    New Prairie grad looks to make MLB as an umpire

    Marc Lindsey loves baseball so much, he is pursuing his dream of making it to the major leagues, but not as a player.More >>
    Marc Lindsey loves baseball so much, he is pursuing his dream of making it to the major leagues, but not as a player.More >>
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    Traci Capellman

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    Traci brought an extensive reporting background and excellent news judgment to FOX 28 News when she joined the team in January 1996. In fact, her first job here was as a general assignment reporter.More >>
    Traci brought an extensive reporting background and excellent news judgment to FOX 28 News when she joined the team in January 1996. In fact, her first job here was as a general assignment reporter. She moved to Indianapolis for a brief stint as a FOX reporter there, before returning to Michiana to anchor FOX 28 News. Read more...More >>
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    Tom Powell

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    Tom brings extensive reporting experience, and Michiana roots to the anchor desk at FOX 28, WSJV.  He's excited to be back in the Midwest.More >>
    Tom brings extensive reporting experience, and Michiana roots to the anchor desk at FOX 28, WSJV.  He's excited to be back in the Midwest.  Growing up in the Chicagoland area, he spent many SaturdaysMore >>
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    John Fischer

    John Fischer

    When it comes to Michiana weather, John doesn't miss anything. He's been forecasting thunderstorms and lake effect snows here since October 1994.More >>
    When it comes to Michiana weather, John doesn't miss anything. He's been forecasting thunderstorms and lake effect snows here since October 1994. John started on the morning show, then in 1996 moved toMore >>
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    Adam Shear

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    Adam Shear joined FOX28 in November of 2012 as a multi-media journalist, but recently was promoted to weekend sports anchor/reporter. The Indianapolis native came to Michiana after spending a hot summerMore >>
    Adam Shear joined FOX28 in November of 2012 as a multi-media journalist, but recently was promoted to weekend sports anchor/reporter. The Indianapolis native came to Michiana after spending a hot summerMore >>
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    Courtney Jorgensen

    Courtney Jorgensen

    Courtney Jorgensen joined FOX28 in March 2011. She is ecstatic to be fulfilling her life-long dream of being a meteorologist. At the tender age of seven, she knew she wanted to be a meteorologist.More >>
    Courtney Jorgensen joined FOX28 in March 2011. She is ecstatic to be fulfilling her life-long dream of being a meteorologist. At the tender age of seven, she knew she wanted to be a meteorologist. Her favorite thing about Midwest weather is the fact that we get to experience all four seasons.More >>
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  • Drinking water concerns for Granger and Gilmer Park addressed at a meeting Wednesday

    Drinking water concerns for Granger and Gilmer Park addressed at a meeting Wednesday

    Nitrates, nicotine, deet, and other toxins were discovered in St. Joe County water in December 2013, following a year-long study. Northeast Granger and Gilmer Park on the south side of South Bend are the areas affected by the contamination. The county health department points to septic systems as the cause for the problem. A group of experts met Wednesday night just to lay-out the first steps in cleaning up the drinking water. St. Joe County's Environmental Health Director, Marc Nelson, says ...More >>
    Nitrates, nicotine, deet, and other toxins were discovered in St. Joe County water in December 2013, following a year-long study. Northeast Granger and Gilmer Park on the south side of South Bend are the areas affected by the contamination. The county health department points to septic systems as the cause for the problem. A group of experts met Wednesday night just to lay-out the first steps in cleaning up the drinking water. St. Joe County's Environmental Health Director, Marc Nelson, says ...More >>
  • Councilman Derek Dieter calls for clearer Council policy on medical leave

    Councilman Derek Dieter calls for clearer Council policy on medical leave

    Officials say South Bend Common Councilman Henry Davis, Jr. is midway through his first week on medical leave, but the specifics of why he's out are unclear. He hasn't spoken publicly. Instead, all we have to go on is an email he sent the council president saying he needs to concentrate on his health. His request came a little over a week after his DUI arrest. Councilman Derek Dieter wants the full council to meet and clarify the leave of absence process.More >>
    Officials say South Bend Common Councilman Henry Davis, Jr. is midway through his first week on medical leave, but the specifics of why he's out are unclear. He hasn't spoken publicly. Instead, all we have to go on is an email he sent the council president saying he needs to concentrate on his health. His request came a little over a week after his DUI arrest. Councilman Derek Dieter wants the full council to meet and clarify the leave of absence process.More >>
  • Reviving The Park: A FOX28 Special Report

    Reviving The Park: A FOX28 Special Report

    They call it a labor of love. A big piece of Michiana history, sat vacant for decades. Now, dedicated volunteers are working to bring it back to life.More >>
    They call it a labor of love. A big piece of Michiana history, sat vacant for decades. Now, dedicated volunteers are working to bring it back to life.More >>
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    Steve DuVal

    The first question I get asked is, "What time do you get up in the morning?"
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    The first question I get asked is, "What time do you get up in the morning?"
    The answer is 1:00 AM.
    The follow up is, "Why are you there so early?"
    I'm just one of many people who work hard to put together Michiana's only 3 hour morning show.
    A few days a week I'm looking over news.  A few days a week I'm putting together Michiana's only guaranteed morning forecast.
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    Courtney Ward

    Courtney Ward

    Courtney Ward must like helping people start their day.  She joined the FOX 28 Morning Show in September 2011.More >>
    Courtney Ward must like helping people start their day.  She joined the FOX 28 Morning Show in September 2011.  But her previous experience had her doing much the same thing in Baltimore, Charleston, Asheville and Washington, DC.  Now, she's looking forward to working here in Michiana – and having some fun, too.More >>
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    Joe Hansel

    Joe Hansel

    I joined the Fox 28 team in August of 2012.  I'm looking forward to living in Michiana and the challenging conditions the weather can throw at us.     I'll be here, keeping you informed from sunny daysMore >>
    I joined the Fox 28 team in August of 2012.  I'm looking forward to living in Michiana and the challenging conditions the weather can throw at us.     I'll be here, keeping you informed from sunny daysMore >>
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